I have owned throwaway nonstick cookware my entire life. A couple of months ago I purchased 4.5 qt and 7.25 qt Le Creuset round dutch ovens, for a steal at Marshall's and on ebay, and I have realized that quality cookware is necessary. I am looking into purchasing All Clad to replace my pans and eventually 3mm copper for saucepans, and a nonstick for eggs and pancakes. I have been tempted by the 3.5 qt Le Creuset braiser, as it seems multi functional as well as the All Clad french skillet. I am not a particularly experienced cook but have gained confidence in the kitchen as of late and would like to build a well rounded lifetime cookware collection. I normally cook for 2 sometimes 4 people. I could use suggestions on type, size and brands of cookware to build a set of quality cookware.